Under the direction of the immediate supervisor, provides administrative and secretarial support. Participates in ensuring the smooth functioning of the unit's operations. Acts as resource person for policies and procedures. Administers unit accounts. Assists in the organization of unit activities. Responsible for documents and files of the unit. Maintains computerized information systems.
Major Duties & Responsibilities:
Acts as resource person regarding the unit's policies and procedures. Resolves problems within area of responsibility. Consults relevant documentation and liaises with appropriate resource persons to obtain and provide information on diverse and complex issues.
Participates in ensuring the smooth functioning of the unit. Recommends procedural changes to enable unit to function more effectively. Collaborates with supervisor and others in establishing work priorities. Follows up on and ensures appropriate implementation of decisions made by supervisor.
Administers accounts for unit. Prepares budgets or budget proposals. Monitors and reconciles various accounts, statements, and reports. Identifies and analyses discrepancies and errors. Corrects errors and follows up on problems. Records expenses and provides account statements on request.
Schedules meetings, contacts participants and books meeting rooms. Assists with preparation of agenda. Attends meetings, takes minutes, and follows up on decisions within area of responsibility.
Coordinates arrangements for events such as symposia and conferences. Makes travel arrangements.
Ensures inventory and purchases supplies and equipment. Arranges for servicing of office equipment. Sells some items such as course notes and maintains cash box.
The list of duties and responsibilities outlined above is representative and not a complete and detailed list of tasks, which may be performed by an employee whose position has been matched to this generic job description.
Education & Experience:
DEP (Secretarial/Office Systems)Four (4) years related experience
Other Qualifying Skills And/Or Abilities:
Ability to transmit and receive information accurately. Proven ability to prioritize and meet weekly and monthly deadlines. Strong attention to detail. Excellent organizational skills. Must be client-focused and service-oriented with a proven ability to deal with people at all levels. Demonstrated ability to work in a Microsoft environment using word processing, spreadsheet, database and presentation software and ability to use e-mail as well as Minerva, Banner. Experience with Lenel, FAMIS, and POPS an asset. English and French, spoken and written.
Building Projects Manager
$23.17 - $31.97
Desautels Faculty Management
Hours Per Week:
How To Apply:
Please submit your cover letter and curriculum vitae, clearly indicating the reference number, to Desautels Faculty of Management:
McGill University, Desautels Faculty of Management, Area Personnel Office
1001 Sherbrooke Street West (Samuel Bronfman Building), room 312/313
hr.mgmt [at] mcgill.ca
The deadline to apply for this position is January 28, 2020 at 5:00 PM.
- Current employees: please indicate your McGill ID number in your application.*
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